29th October 2021 | Pharma Updates

Optimus Pharma seeks nod to make generic Merck Covid pill

If granted EUA, the Hyderabad-based drug company could scale up production to 80 mn capsules a month, said D. Srinivasa Reddy, MD Optimus Pharma.

NPPA to Organize Webinar on Oct 29

The webinar theme is Affordability and Innovation: Ensuring Quality Drugs for All. It will be held from 3 PM to 5 PM.

AdvaMed brings AdvaMed India Code for MedTech sector

The “AdvaMed India Code” offers medical technology and diagnostics makers a separate code for medical devices to address the unique needs of the MedTech sector.

Sun Pharma's new drug for Canadian patients with psoriasis

Sun Pharma has launched tildrakizumab injection treatment for patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, which is now available in Canada.

US buys 50 mn vaccine doses for children

Pfizer has received a contract for 50 mn Covid vaccine doses for children.

Centre will launch 'Har Ghar Dastak' campaign to speed up vaccination

HCWs will go door-to-door to vaccinate people eligible for the Covid vaccine.

World Stroke Day: Prevention is far better than cure

Lack of awareness about the symptoms of Stroke leads to more severity.